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In the podcasts listed below, experienced real estate attorneys talk about some of the issues that buyers and sellers in Washington State could face.

 

TIMELY CONTRACT IS VERY EASY
In this real estate podcast, learn about how easy it is to use Timely Contract for legal services for real estate transactions. Real estate attorney Art Macomber talks about the advantages of this unique, fast, and easy legal service.

 

WHY WOULD YOU WANT TO HAVE YOUR PURCHASE AND SALES AGREEMENT REVIEWED BY AN ATTORNEY
In this real estate podcast, learn about the benefits of having an attorney review your purchase and sales agreement for real estate. Real estate attorney Greg George discusses issues that can come up with real estate contracts – for buyers and sellers – and how an attorney can help protect your interests.

 

LIMITED SCOPE LEGAL SERVICES FOR REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS
In this real estate podcast, learn about the advantages of limited scope legal services for real estate transactions. Real estate attorney Art Macomber discusses different scenarios in which limited scope legal services make sense, and the pros and cons of flat rate fees from attorneys.

 

TENANTS IN COMMON
In this real estate podcast, learn about tenants in common,  a legal agreement in which multiple owners take title to a property. Real estate attorney Art Macomber discusses tenancy in common and how to protect your ownership interests.

 

TITLE INSURANCE
In this real estate podcast, learn about title insurance for real estate. Real estate attorney Greg George discusses what a title insurance policy typically covers, and the difference between standard exceptions and special exceptions to title insurance.

 

DON’T LISTEN TO YOUR MOM ABOUT SHARING (REAL PROPERTY)
In this real estate podcast, learn about the complexities of owning real estate with other people. Real estate attorney Shawn Glen discusses the differences between joint tenants and tenants in common, as well as the potentially negative ramifications of each.

 

WHO SHOULD USE TIMELY CONTRACT AND WHY
In this real estate podcast, learn about how to order legal services for real estate online. Thanks to Timely Contract’s unique model, you can get fast, expert legal help from experienced real estate attorneys in Idaho, Montana, and Washington. Real estate attorney Art Macomber discusses contract review and drafting, title research, and more.

 

WHO OWNS THIS ROAD AND CAN I LEGALLY BUILD ON IT
In this real estate podcast, learn about roads, on private property and public property. Real estate attorney Shawn Glen discusses title reports, right-of-way, how to buy property that a road’s on and/or how to negotiate for the use of a road.

 

WHAT IS THE LITIGATION PROCESS AND HOW ARE DISPUTES SETTLED
In this real estate podcast, learn about real estate litigation and the advantages of settling disputes and avoiding court action. Real estate attorney Art Macomber discusses civil lawsuits and how to settle them at three different points in the lawsuit process.

 

IDAHO PROPERTY BUYERS BEWARE
In this real estate podcast, learn about “buyer beware” in Idaho, Montana, and Washington. Real estate attorney Shawn Glen discusses how much “protection” buyers can expect from real estate agents and sellers and how they can protect themselves during real estate transactions.

 

EXPANSIONS OF EASEMENTS
In this real estate podcast, learn about property easements – what they are and how they can be expanded. Real estate attorney Greg George discusses easements, the width of easements, modifications to easements, allowable uses, and more. He also brings up “real-world” examples of easements.

 

DUE DILIGENCE FOR A SELF-DETERMINING, FREEDOM-LOVING PEOPLE
In this real estate podcast, learn about Timely Contract’s services for real estate transactions, including contract drafting and review, as well as title insurance exception review. Real estate attorney Art Macomber discusses the risks of purchasing real estate, (particularly in rural areas of Idaho, Montana, and Washington), and how to avoid them.

 

LEGAL DISPUTES BETWEEN REAL ESTATE AGENTS AND CLIENTS
In this real estate podcast, learn about buyer’s agent representation and what it does and doesn’t include. Real estate attorney Greg George discusses the legal relationship between a buyer, a buyer’s agent, and the brokerage firm, as well as how to protect yourself when purchasing property.

 

TALKING ABOUT DEEDS IN THE STATE OF WASHINGTON
In this real estate podcast, learn about deeds for property in the State of Washington. Real estate attorney Brandon Slaven discusses the three types of deeds (warranty deeds, special warranty deeds, and quitclaim deeds) and what they do and don’t cover.

 

COMPLEXITY = UNFAIR BURDEN
In this real estate podcast, learn about why it’s important to perform due diligence before buying property. Real estate attorney Art Macomber discusses the potential impacts of zoning laws, County codes, building codes, allowable uses, easements, and more.

 

HOW TO ANCHOR A FLOATING EASEMENT
In this real estate podcast, learn about “floating” or “blanket” easements and how they can dramatically impact your property. Real estate attorney Shawn Glen discusses an example of a property owner who inadvertently gave a broad easement to a utilities company for the placement of power lines.

 

WHEN DOES IT MAKE SENSE TO FILE OR DEFEND A LAWSUIT
In this real estate podcast, learn about the pros and cons of filing or defending a lawsuit. Real estate attorney Greg George discusses the potential impacts (for plaintiffs and defendants) of lawsuits, including being liable for the other party’s attorney’s fees.

 

HOMEOWNER – THE GOOD OF THE MANY VS THE RIGHTS OF THE INDIVIDUAL
In this real estate podcast, learn about the rights of a homeowners association (HOA) versus the rights of individual property owners. Real estate attorney Shawn Glen discusses an example of a homeowners association that infringed on the rights of a property owner and how the situation was resolved.

 

SOME REASONS SURVEYS ARE IMPORTANT
In this real estate podcast, learn about the importance of professional land surveys. Real estate attorney Greg George discusses how a land survey can help determine whether you should buy a property and/or where you should build on the property. He also brings up examples of a land survey that was used to determine a property owner had built a dwelling that encroached on the neighbor’s land, as well as a survey that demonstrated a property owner had sold a piece of land that was a half-acre smaller than advertised.

 

REAL ESTATE EASEMENT QUESTION
In this real estate podcast, learn about easements, including access, ingress, and egress. Real estate attorney Art Macomber discusses the complexities of access and how it can vary when applied to private property owners, commercial entities, and governments.

 

COMMERCIAL LEASES
In this real estate podcast, learn about commercial leases and their implications for tenants, landlords, and lenders. Real estate attorney Art Macomber discusses the impacts of government shutdowns (due to COVID-19 restrictions) on all of the parties impacted by a commercial lease.

 

BOUNDARY LINE DISPUTES
In this real estate podcast, learn about boundary line disputes and how to resolve them through boundary line adjustments or agreements. Real estate attorney Greg George discusses the steps you need to take to legally adjust a boundary line.

 

LANDLORD TENANT COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS
In this real estate podcast, learn about commercial leases between tenants and landlords. Real estate attorney Art Macomber discusses some of the complexities of commercial leases, including rent abatement, rent tolling, and force majeure, as well as tips for how tenants can renegotiate and/or rewrite their contacts with landlords.

 

INTRODUCTION TO ONLINE LEGAL SERVICES
In this real estate podcast, learn about online legal services for real estate. Real estate attorney Art Macomber discusses Timely Contract’s services, which allow you to quickly and easily get expert legal  opinions and services, including real estate contract review and drafting.

 

PURCHASE AND SALES AGREEMENT FOR REAL PROPERTY
In this real estate podcast, learn about purchases and sales agreements for real property. Real estate attorney Greg George discusses some of the common clauses that are in a real estate sales agreement, including: legal descriptions, contingencies, inspections, title insurance, and more.

 

RESTRICTIONS ON PROPERTY USE
In this real estate podcast, learn about property rights and restrictions on property use. Real estate attorney Greg George discusses some of the most common types of property restrictions, including public restrictions (e.g. zoning laws and building codes) and private restrictions (e.g. HOA covenants or utility easements).

 

THE LITIGATION PROCESS
In this real estate podcast, learn about the litigation process for real estate. Real estate attorney Art Macomber discusses the process of suing someone or defending against a lawsuit, including: timelines, financial costs, discovery, expert witnesses, and mediation.

 

THE IMPORTANCE OF RECORDING REAL PROPERTY DOCUMENTS
In this real estate podcast, learn about the importance of recording real property documents. Real estate attorney Greg George discusses why you need to record documents with your County Recorder’s office, including deeds, easements, restrictive covenants, and shared wall or septic agreements.

 

CONFLICT OF INTEREST
In this real estate podcast, learn about conflict of interest and how it can impact real estate transactions. Real estate attorney Art Macomber discusses attorney-client relationships, confidentiality, and conflicts of interest.

 

LOT CONSOLIDATION
In this real estate podcast, learn about lot consolidation for real property. Real estate attorney Art Macomber discusses consolidation of a lot with a lot, a lot with a parcel, and a parcel with a parcel.

 

GET A CONTRACT REVIEW
In this real estate podcast, learn about how to get an attorney to review a contract and give you feedback. Real estate attorney Art Macomber discusses real estate contracts written by buyers or sellers, contracts written by attorneys, and contract templates.

 

THE CASE OF THE FENCE
In this real estate podcast, learn about a dispute between neighbors over where a fence was built. Real estate attorney Art Macomber discusses this case that includes information about easements, boundaries by agreement, acquiescence, adverse possession, barriers for animals, and other land use examples.

 

VAGUE DEEDS
In this real estate podcast, learn about deeds and titles. Real estate attorney Art Macomber discusses the importance of properly transferring the title to real property. He includes examples of properties that were improperly transferred and how the cases were resolved.